A Reminder That George A. Romero Almost Made the First Resident Evil Film (and the Reason Why He Didn't)

Back in 1998, Capcom hired George A. Romero to direct a Japanese commercial for Resident Evil 2. The results were so impressive that Sony wanted to hire the zombie-movie pioneer to direct a big-screen adaptation of the hit video game. A logical pairing, yeah? Well, it didn’t quite work out that way.

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Source: io9